Documenting Maine Jewry

Since 2009, Documenting Maine Jewry (DMJ) has served as a collaborative effort to gather, curate and share the largest on-line repository of Maine’s Jewish history.

This project relies on you – Please be in touch!


Harris Gleckman,, Project Founder and Coordinator - DMJ@mindspring.com
Jessica Lantos, Research and Outreach Coordinator - JessicaLantosDMJ@gmail.com

DMJ’s Facebook group -

Share your knowledge with us:
  • Send us your photos, newsletters and documents. If you send along original documents, we’d be happy to return them once we’ve scanned them.
  • Add comments and names to the pages on our website. Every photo page has a comment box for you to add information.
Be involved:
  • Take on a history project that interests you
    • Interview a community member
    • Research the history of a town, an organization, a person, a summer camp
    • Host a photo ID party in your community to help add names to our photo collection
  • Help us scan photos and documents
  • Host a Gathering in your community to bring together people with Maine ties. DMJ will be happy to help you organize the event.
  • Be a DMJ Website reviewer - let us know what works/what could be improved
  • Let us know what interests you – we’ll help you pursue it!

page updated : Oct 26, 2011